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May 3, 2021

Avalanche barriers a “done deal” ? Why was public comment available a year after “approval”?

https://townlift.com/2021/04/vail-installing-avalanche-barriers-above-homes-at-the-canyons-this-summer/?fbclid=IwAR3OsZwu1r1fsXHEhVDWaiHDO7VIXFhPB63fLrM4gwFg4uUglTjoWMMW6hQ The avalanche barrier project application for low impact approval, was approved by the Community Development Director.  The public was invited to comment nearly a year after the CDD approval.  The Snyderville Basin Planning Commission has no authority to take any further action.  There was one other commenter opposed and SPSW representative Tom Farkas spoke […]

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December 29, 2020

Examples of crossings that are working…both small and large scale.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MnCl54Hhi4 https://smartnews.link/w/MVN5 https://smartnews.link/news/sBGk  

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Wildlife overpass at Parleys Summit makes national and international news!

https://www.facebook.com/bbcnews/videos/animal-crossing/898895120641979/ https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/11/24/deer-bears-bobcats-watch-animals-utah-wildlife-bridge/6416713002/ https://www.facebook.com/136959382981749/videos/3416838815036581    

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November 6, 2020

LivePCGivePC November 6, 2020!

Today is Park City’s day of giving!  Please think of SPSW when you are donating to your favorite non profit organizations!!!   https://www.livepcgivepc.org/organization/Save-People-Save-Wildlife

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September 9, 2020

KPCW interview 7/22/2020

Local News Hour – July 22, 2020 https://www.kpcw.org/post/local-news-hour-july-22-2020 By CAROLYN MURRAY • JUL 22, 2020 Local News Hour ShareTweetEmail On today’s Local News Hour:…   …(34:24) Erin Ferguson from Save People Save Wildlife has an update on their work to make the I-80 area near Kimball Junction safer for animals and motorists. Listen Listening… 47:11 TAGS: LOCAL NEWS HOUR […]

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Paying it forward: Thank you, John Nowoslawski

Many thanks to John and Andrea and all those who contributed to the elk poaching investigation.  Your generosity is very much appreciated.   Unlikely Duo Raises $21,000 for Information on Slaying of Six Elk in Park City Last Winter By CAROLYN MURRAY • AUG 21, 2020 ShareTweetEmail Listen Listening… 3:30 Listen to this story as it aired on […]

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August 20, 2020

Hurlburt the moose and SPSW on 224 this morning reminding drivers to slow down

On this first day of school, SPSW made an appearance to remind drivers to slow down on SR 224. Please respect the speed limit to keep our wildlife and motorists safe.

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Bill White takes SPSW on a guided tour

Environmentally friendly farming and caretaking of the the land is implemented here!  SPSW is grateful for the opportunity to discuss the science and planning behind responsible water, forest and land management. Just off of SR 224 (the fifth hot spot for wildlife vehicle collisions in the state of Utah), Bill White has concerns about balancing […]

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KPCW Summer Pledge Drive 2020: SPSW receives $5,000 matching grant

Thanks to KPCW and the generous support of our community, over $6,700 was raised for KPCW in our hour of participation in their summer pledge drive. A matching grant of $5,000 was graciously provided by Trevor Milton of Nikola Corporation. A big thank you to our community, KPCW and Mr. Milton for their support!  

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January 11, 2020

Wildlife Vehicle Crashes Are Frequent In Summit And Wasatch Counties

https://www.kpcw.org/post/wildlife-vehicle-crashes-are-frequent-summit-and-wasatch-counties#stream/0 By CAROLYN MURRAY • 15 HOURS AGO CREDIT CAROLYN MURRAY A recently completed wildlife crash study shows Summit and Wasatch Counties represent half of the top 10 hot spots in the state. Listen Listening… 3:20 In August of 2018, the Utah Department of Transportation contracted with independent researcher Dr. Patricia Cramer who is a wildlife ecologist with […]

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